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New York visits Connor and the Jets

March 5, 2022 GMT

New York Rangers (35-15-5, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Winnipeg Jets (24-21-10, sixth in the Central)

Winnipeg, Manitoba; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Kyle Connor leads Winnipeg into a matchup with New York. He currently ranks 10th in the league with 62 points, scoring 33 goals and totaling 29 assists.

The Jets are 14-10-2 on their home ice. Winnipeg has scored 165 goals and ranks eighth in the Western Conference averaging 3.0 goals per game. Connor leads the team with 33.

The Rangers are 16-10-2 in road games. New York averages 8.8 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the Eastern Conference. Jacob Trouba leads the team serving 76 total minutes.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Connor leads the Jets with 33 goals and has 62 points. Blake Wheeler has three goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.

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Mika Zibanejad leads the Rangers with a plus-18 in 55 games this season. Artemi Panarin has eight assists over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 4-4-2, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.4 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.

Rangers: 7-2-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while allowing 1.8 goals per game with a .946 save percentage.

INJURIES: Jets: None listed.

Rangers: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.